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Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
passed. they're moving the needle on the environment. this thing is very similar. >> rose: on both of of those issues you were on their side. on gay rights and the environment. >> still am. >> rose: we conclude with guillermo del toro, the mexican filmmaker and author. >> i think that the way to understand the universe is by sort of codifying hit in the dichotomy of angels and demons. you can call them monsters, superheroes, whatever it is but we have to mythologize the universe in order to apprehend it. because if you don't -- it's like digesting concepts that are so large, so super or supra human that you need mythology to understand it. >> rose: stanley druckenmiller and guillermo del toro when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> almost one in every four children in the united states of america lives in a state of poverty. that's an outrage. one way to think about it: of the top 35 industrial countries in the world, we have the second highest poverty rate. >> rose: stan drugen miller is here. for 30
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Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. -- theyprotests protest, worried their environment is being exploited. response tohina's any opposition has been ruthless. or have been five or six immolation near this woman's home -- there have been five or six immolations near this woman's home. >> the families don't even know when and where their relatives were taken. >> after the clampdown and the media blackout, the immolations are less frequent. what is not being addressed are the grievances here. tibetans fear they are being marginalized, their culture eroded, all while the rest of the world looks away. >> you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come on tonight's this drumbeating answer to beating the christmas crowds? re ofn reveals the futu online deliveries. ats diplomatic effort aimed ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal and afghanistan has failed -- if diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal in afghanistan fails, billions of dollars in aid could be stalled. reports.en afghanistan side of you don't normally see, men working to try and get goods off the trains and out distri
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
of confidence in american kids, if we set up the right education environment that our kids could absolutely out do any kids anywhere in the globe. >> that's a very upbeat note to end the conversation. thank you very much, michelle. >> absolutely. >>> and coming up, why it may be more important than ever for the book publishing industry to have a best seller this holiday season. >>> remember denise, the former ceo of tyco? he's famous for other successes, buying a $6,000 shower curtain with company money. after suerving the minimum 8 years, he was granted parole today. she's scheduled to be released on january 17th. >>> finally tonight, the publishing industry is banking on a hit this holiday season. command authority is the final work in the late author time clancy. it hit shelves today but will it be enough to give the blockbuster it desperately needs. julia boorstin joins us with the story. >>> the book industry is in trouble. physical book sales fell more than 7% and everyone digital book sales expected to be publishing savior declined 5%. last holiday season accounted for about 20% of annua
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
environment for our economy and creating more jobs for the american people. that's where the focus is, not more government programs. >> ifill: the white house says if congress does not extend the program, 3.6 million americans will run out of benefits over the next 12 months. fast food workers walked off the job and held rallies today in a number of cities, demanding better wages. organizers said they want $15 an hour. the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and was last raised in 2009. president obama has called for raising the federal minimum wage, but prospects for passage in congress are uncertain at best. an arctic blast kept the northern plains in the deep freeze today, and spread east and south. parts of north dakota expected wind chills of 40 below zero. in denver, the bitter cold had crews de-icing airliners early this morning. snow arrived before dawn in wichita, while oklahoma and arkansas faced a possible ice storm this evening. britain and northern europe are facing what could be their most powerful storm in years. at least three people died today, as hurricane
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Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
a learning environment that is without the barrier of race or gender. and create an environment where the students will learn about themselves as individuals, not as categories in another context. but and will be able to experience themselves as empowered agents of change, ready for a future without limits. >> beverly daniel tatum, congratulations on your award. >> thank you so much, and i want to say how glad i am to be in such great company with richard broadhead of duke university, john hennessee of standford and michael-- of arizona state. congratulations to them as well. >> absolutely. thank you. >> woodruff: finally tonight, five leading artists were given their due for a lifetime of achievement last night at the annual kennedy center honors in washington. this year's group: jazz pianist herbie hancock, actress shirley maclaine, opera soprano martina arroyo, singer, songwriter billy joel and a rock star who came to this country as a teenager from mexico. jeffrey brown has our profile of carlos santana. >> brown: since his emergence in the san francisco music scene in the late 19
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
grows up in an environment without that kind of safety net. and what does it do? it seems to have given him a kind of strength. you see that pattern again and again and again. >> rose: do you think that's the majority patern? >> no, i don't. i make the same argument with dyslexia where there's a minority pattern where you see a very large number of successful entrepreneurs have dyslexia. that's not the common response. and if you talk to them you'll say -- they'll say i am who i am because of my dyslexia not in spite of it. nonetheless, it's fascinating to see this bimodal response to what we would ordinary consider just to be a setback. >> rose: do you think that -- it's often said that some or a large percentage or at least a majority of comedians come to comedy out of pain. >> oh, you know what's funny? i was just reading that new biography of johnny carson. he talks about -- there's a fascinating thing that talkss about carson's mother who was the most emotionally withholding cold and -- and what was johnny carson? he was someone who was so acutely tuneed to the emotions of his audi
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
is give the customer to someone else. a competitive environment this year is a very fierce and consumers will be the big winners. >> and you mentioned the continuing move on-line. so where are we now in this continuum of on-line versus brick and mortar shopping. where is the line now. >> well, most of the shopping still takes place on-line. but i'm sorry, still takes place in the stores. at least will 5, 90% of the shopping is in the stores for almost every category. a lesser product can be digitize like books or prerecorded music where the internet has a natural huge advantage. for everything else, 85 to 90% is still in the stores. but the stores are struggling just to stay flat while the internet is growing at 15 to 20% year after year, season after season. you heard some of those numbers on your preamble to this discussion. so the internet is growing. it's all the growth. meanwhile the stores are flat or declining and that shift is taking place gradually but certainly in the balance of power. >> brown: i know a lot of this battle is to you being fought over delivery, right, who can de
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
in memphis, told us it started early. >> the environment i grew up in, there was all kinds of music: hillbilly music and rockabilly, great gospel radio-- memphis had probably the best gospel radio-- and blues. and i liked any music that was from the heart, that had feeling, but blues sounded like how i felt. >> brown: what's that mean? how did you feel? >> well, i was a lonely kid. i didn't have any brothers and sisters. my dad had left and my mom worked. i was alone a lot. and blues is my comforter. >> brown: for ben harper, music was in the blood. his grandparents and parents all played and performed, and the family has owned a music store in claremont, california, since 1958. >> my roots were always in the home. my mom used to play in bands. she's a musician, great singer and picker. and my dad was a percussionist. and so, they'd have people over every night making music. and they'd put us to bed around 8:00. and then i'd wait until they were really cooking, and then, you know, where they wouldn't be watching for me, i'd sneak out of my room and sit under... hide under the piano
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